Monkey-head Mushroom and Chicken Soup (2013)

Treat general weakness and strengthen immune system

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Monkey-head Mushroom and Chicken Soup


General weakness; anemia; weak digestion.


Tonify blood, strengthen liver and spleen, improve blood circulation, lower blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol, can strengthen immune system, good for treating all kinds of cancer and ulcer.


  • Monkey-head mushroom 猴頭菇 - 80gm
  • Chicken - one whole (without  skin)
  • Red Dates 紅棗 - 4
  • Ginger- 3 slices
  • Lean pork - 100gm

1.     Soak mushroom until re-hydrated and soft (about 20 minutes) and rinse for a few times until water is clear.

2.     Soak dates for 5 to 10 minutes and rinse.

3.     Clean chicken, cut into 4 pieces and rinse.

4.     Rinse pork.

5.     Put chicken and pork in boiling water for a few minutes, remove and rinse.

6.     Put all ingredients in a big pot with plenty of water (about 22 to 3 liters) and bring to boil.

7.     Remove foam, reduce heat to medium and cook for 2 to 3 hours.

8.     Add salt to serve. Drink soup mainly.


No restriction. Suitable for the whole family. Can add a few dried scallops to increase taste and to tonify yin.

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